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Wimberley Glass Works

Address: 6469 Ranch Road 12, San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone Number: 512-393-3316
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Type: Factory tours, Art galleries, Museums, Sightseeing Tours, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: Wimberley Glass Works is the premier custom blown-glass light designer in Texas, ready to craft the...
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Type: Factory tours, Art galleries, Museums, Sightseeing Tours, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Wimberley Glass Works is the premier custom blown-glass light designer in Texas, ready to craft the perfect art piece for your home or office. The glassblowing demonstrations are Wednesday thru Saturday from approximately 10:30 to 12:30 and 1:30 to 4:30.
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Kingwood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed looking around the gallery area, but found the prices were high on the pieces. But it was fun to look at the creations.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

You might find the prices of the vases and art work to be very pricey, but the time you spend watching the glass being formed by craftsman that do the demos is priceless. It is unforgettable, amazing stuff. My kids, teens, love it. We live locally and have been several times.

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Taylor Lake Vil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

It was interesting. Glass selections varied in size and colors. Choose your own style to create. I've written more than 50 characters, please allow to submit". Thank yoû

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Fort Worth, Texas
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9 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We drove to Wimberley specifically to visit the Glass Works shop and were not disappointed. The blowers were making long strands of twisted glass for a huge commission of over 1000 pieces of glass that would look like fish swimming on the ceiling. It is very interesting to watch as the glass takes shape and how fast each piece is... More 

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San Diego, California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

As an artist I am always excited to see work created in other areas. We were shocked to run across a glass studio while taking a casual drive down unfamiliar roads. I am so glad we stopped to check it out! We arrived too late to see a glass blowing demo, but they were kind and gracious while we enjoyed... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My favorite part was watching the glass blowers at work. Could've stayed for a lot longer than we did. It's amazing to see these people make such beautiful glass work. I only wish I could afford to buy something too.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent facility to see how pieces are made and selection very good. Has selections from mid range upward. Certainly a place to visit once a year.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Thought it's Wimberley Glass, it is barely in San Marcos. Worth the while. Glass blowers will explain in the hot room they work in what they are doing. Necklaces, earrings and other glass for sale...very nice but I'd have liked a bit more variety (reason I wasn't tempted to buy anything.)

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

On a bus trip yesterday, we stopped at the Wimberley Glass Works in San Marcos to watch first hand the creation of a glass pitcher. I saw creation because he started with the heating of the rod, adding the glass, blowing into the rod to make the "bubble" and watch it grow and be molded into this beautiful pitcher complete... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This attraction in the Texas Hill Country is a little bit off the beaten path, but if you are heading up that way to see the area, it is worthwhile stopping. There is a gallery of fine blown glass and lighting fixtures for sale. The work is done by fine glass artists with many years experience. Many of the items... More 

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